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The powerful impact of real-world learning experiences for kids

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 5 Dec 2018 | by: Jeff Grabmeier | Story Source: Ohio State News ~ Go to Original Article A zoo summer camp boosted key component of learning in just days. Real-world learning experiences, like summer camps, can significantly improve...

Why Debate May Be the Best Way to Save Constructive Disagreement

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 29 Nov 2018 | by: Katrina Schwartz | Story Source: KQED Mindshift ~ Go to Original Article Julia Dhar claims: "My mission in life is to help people disagree productively, to find ways to bring truth to light, to bring ideas to...

4 Ways to Teach Empathy in the Classroom (US)

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 27 Nov 2018 | by: Roberta Brandao | Story Source: Education Dive ~ Go to Original Article Empathy can be thought of as a "superpower" students as young as 3rd grade can learn and develop, writes Roberta Brandao of New Jersey's...

What’s the best way to teach science?

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 19 Nov 2018 | by: Tarek Mostafa | Story Source: OECD (Blog) ~ Go to Original Article Education experts have spent the last 50 years debating over a seemingly simple question: what’s the best way to teach science? On one side of the...

How to make school autonomy work

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 23 Nov 2018 | by: Marie-Helene Doumet | Story Source: OECD (Blog) ~ Go to Original Article School autonomy can mean different things to different people. Policy makers see it as a way to make schools more responsive to local needs...

Students Shouldn’t Rely on Highlighting Text

Photo: (URL From Source) Date: 7 Nov 2018 | by: EduTopia | Story Source: EduTopia (Youtube) ~ Go to Original Article A common studying technique--highlighting text--can make students develop a false sense of mastery. WATCH AT SOURCE...

Listening Isn’t Cheating: How Audio Books Can Help Us Learn

Photo: (URL From Source) Date: 18 Aug 2018 | by: Ki Sung | Story Source: KQED Mindshift ~ Go to Original Article Audio books have surged in popularity in recent years, enabled by their ease of use and advancements in smart phones. Gone are the days of...

Migrant kids get chance to blossom

Photo: (URL From Source) Date: 26 Nov 2018 | by: Hoda Jaberian, Alvin Vista, and Esther Care | Story Source: Brookings ~ Go to Original Article Special learning centres for marginalised children offer a route out of poverty. Three years ago, Chit Ko, a son of ethnic...

8 Top Inclusion Tips For Every Class (UK)

Photo: (URL From Source) Date: 26 Nov 2018 | by: Helen Sharpe | Story Source: Teacher Toolkit ~ Go to Original Article How can we include every learner? As a student myself, I often wanted to participate more in class but held back, hoping to be asked because I was...

The Muslim woman breaking barriers in sex education in Myanmar

Photo: (URL From Source) Date: 22 Nov 2018 | by: Victoria Milko | Story Source: Al Jazeera ~ Go to Original Article Dr Thet Htwe tackles taboos and builds bridges as she gives sex education to people of all ages. Adjusting her hijab and looking around the class, Dr...

Changing How Educators See Negative Experiences in the Classroom

Photo: (URL From Source) Date: 14 Nov 2018 | by: MindShift | Story Source: KQED Mindshift ~ Go to Original Article Excerpted from The Trauma-Sensitive Classroom: Building Resilience with Compassionate Teaching © 2018 by Patricia A. Jennings. The following is from...

For the sake of kids, embrace math

Photo: (URL From Source) Date: 14 Nov 2018 | by: Andy Hargreaves & Pasi Sahlberg | Story Source: The Conversation ~ Go to Original Article Mathematics is causing headaches in schools across Canada, Australia and many other parts of the world. Teachers in both Canada...

Open Your Door: Why We Need to See Each Other Teach

Photo: (URL From Source) Date: 13 Oct 2013 | by: JENNIFER GONZALEZ | Story Source: Cult of Pedagogy ~ Go to Original Article I have always taught with my classroom door closed. Officially, it’s because I have trouble with distractions, which is not a lie: Just ask my...

4 Ways To Promote Kindness in The Classroom

Photo: (URL From Source) Date: 13 Nov 2018 | by: Adrian Bethune | Story Source: Teacher Toolkit (UK) ~ Go to Original Article How can we encourage more kindness in our classrooms? "Although it can feel like children often behave in selfish and self-centred ways, they...

Myanmar: A helping hand for Yangon’s most vulnerable children

Photo: (URL From Source) Date: 14 Nov 2018 | by: Nandar Aung | Story Source: Myanmar Times ~ Go to Original Article The heat of the November sun can be suffocating to most people in Yangon, but not for Ma SeinThandar. The mother of a five-month-old sickly boy...

Learning music early can make your child a better reader

Photo: (URL From Source) Date: 8 Nov 2018 | by: Anita Collins & Misty Adoniou | Story Source: The Conversation ~ Go to Original Article Neuroscience has found a clear relationship between music and language acquisition. Put simply, learning music in the early years of...

Helping Students Develop Executive Function Skills

Photo: (URL From Source) Date: 9 Nov 2018 | by: Gina DiTullio | Story Source: EduTopia ~ Go to Original Article Simple classroom strategies can assist students with deficits in executive function skills like time management and active listening. Executive function is...

Turning the page: how India’s state schools are being revitalised

Photo: (URL From Source) Date: 26 Oct 2018 | by: Amrit Dhillon | Story Source: The Guardian (Global Education) ~ Go to Original Article For years, efforts to improve India’s failing state system focused on teachers, classrooms and curricula. Now a training scheme for...

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